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Motorcyclist injured in crash after police record him going 143 mph

July 04. 2012 7:27PM
The operator of the motorcycle, 47 year old Thomas W. Van Uden of Goffstown, was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon for treatment of serious injuries. His passenger, a 43 year old Manchester woman, was treated for serious injuries at Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth. (Courtesy)
SANBORNTON - A man was seriously injured Wednesday when his motorcycle rammed the rear end of a car after New Hampshire State Police clocked him doing 143 mph.

The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the northbound lane of Interstate 93, according to a release.

According to state police, a trooper recorded Thomas W. Van Uden doing 143 mph as he sped by the cruiser on northbound I-93. After speeding out of the trooper's site, Van Uden and his passenger, a 43-year-old woman from Manchester, were injured when the motorcycle rammed into the back of a car, police said.

Van Uden was flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. The passenger was treated for serious injuries at Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth, state police said.

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